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Elfrid Payton…Iron Man

Barring something unforeseen occurring to keep him from facing the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, Orlando Magic rookie point guard Elfrid Payton will accomplish something that no Magic player has achieved since the 2009-2010 season: Play all 82 games in a season. Back in ’09-’10, Dwight Howard, J.J. Redick, and Jason Williams accomplished the feat. Elfrid will make it the 31st...
Via Magic Basketball Online
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Players Meet Orlando Fans at Chase Bank

The kickoff to Orlando Magic Fan Appreciation Weekend began Thursday afternoon as Magic players Tobias Harris, Nikola Vucevic, and Elfrid Payton visited the Chase bank located at 608 N Orlando Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789 to meet fans and sign autographs 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. STUFF was there too.     As you can see, the line of people went beyond the bank’s interior.   Meeting...
Via Magic Basketball Online
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Elfrid Payton; Franchise Point Guard

(Source: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images North America) Orlando Magic: Elfrid Payton; Franchise Point Guard By Christopher Kline: Staff Writer/Hoopstuff… The evolution experienced by Elfrid Payton throughout the entirety of his rookie campaign has been truly intriguing. The skinny kid from the small school in Louisiana is finally finding his footing at the NBA level, and he’s beginning...
Via HoopStuff
9 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Elfrid Payton Slams Home Putback, Detonates Internet

Orlando Magic guard Elfrid Payton won’t win Rookie of the Year, but tell me how many point guards can do this?!     I can watch that for days.       Someone forgot to tell Taj Gibson to duck when the Elf Lord takes flight.   Adam Papageorgiou is Owner/Editor of MBO and Founder of Orlando Magic Greek
Via Magic Basketball Online
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Magic Fans Were Scared About Elfrid Payton’s Hair

The Orlando Magic pulled an April Fools Day prank on their fans on Wednesday with the Elfrid Payton photo you see above. The team even released a ‘BREAKING NEWS’ press release and really tried to milk the photoshopped picture for much of the afternoon before finally confirming what we already knew. The franchise never uses ‘Shocking!’ for any legitimate story they do. ...
Via Magic Basketball Online
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic: Payton, Vucevic bright spots during a dark season

Victor Oladipo slamming it home Orlando Magic fans have very little to celebrate this season because the team looks to be heading down the path of another losing season. The team is currently on a three game loosing streak and have an overall record of 22-52.  James Borrego is currently the interim Head coach for the Orlando Magic and is having a tough time leading his team to...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Payton's 2nd straight triple-double lifts Magic over Blazers

  Elfrid Payton had 22 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with 111-104 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Victor Oladipo and Nik Vucevic each added 22 points. The triple-double was the second straight for Payton. He became the first Magic player to post consecutive triple-doubles and the first NBA rookie...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marcus Smart ejected for elbowing Elfrid Payton

Marcus Smart didn’t quite make it to the end of Sunday’s Boston Celtics-Orlando Magic matchup. With 28 seconds remaining in an eventual 103-98 Magic win, Smart was ejected for elbowing Orlando’s Elfrid Payton in the face during a drive to the basket.   This embed is invalid   " /> The infraction was initially deemed a common offensive foul, but the officials...
March 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Elfrid Payton continues to make Magic

Elfrid Payton, who garnered many Rajon Rondo comparisons, started off his NBA career somewhat disappointingly. In Payton’s first two months in the NBA he averaged almost 6 points, 6 assists, 3.5 rebounds, and 1 steal per game while shooting 34% from the floor. In the month of January, Payton put together close to 11 points, 7 assists, 4 rebounds, and 2 steals per game while shooting...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic Rookie Elfrid Payton Has A New Orleans Hornets Tattoo

Elfrid Payton, the 10th overall pick by the Orlando Magic in the 2014 NBA Draft, not only has an awesome batch of hair.  The Louisiana native and three-year-player at Louisiana Lafayette, showed off his old-school New Orleans Hornets tattoo on his right shoulder at the Rookie Photo Shoot this past weekend. [Reddit] The post Magic Rookie Elfrid Payton Has A New Orleans Hornets...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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